Buzzer-beater lifts Iowa Lakes past NIACC

ESTHERVILLE - Kyle Beisch connected on a 3-point goal at the buzzer to lift Iowa Lakes to an 81-80 victory over NIACC in the opening round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament Tuesday night.

NIACC's Rodrick Fuller missed two free throws with five seconds remaining with the Trojans leading 80-78.

The Lakers quickly moved the ball into the front court and Beisch hit his game-winning 3-point goal from the left wing. Before the game-winner, Beisch was 1 of 11 from the field.

Sophomore Nick Wurm led NIACC (14-16) with 27 points and seven rebounds. before fouling out in the final minute. Freshman Orrington Hamilton scored 20 points.

Jaycob Payne led the Trojans with eight rebounds.

Nick Wagner led the Lakers (23-8) with 19 points.

Second-seed Iowa Lakes hosts third-seed Southwestern on Thursday in the regional semifinals.

NJCAA Region XI tournament results

Tuesday's results

Kirkwood 98, Little Priest Tribal College 78

Iowa Central 72, Ellsworth 67

Southwestern 92, DMACC 51

Iowa Lakes 81, NIACC 80

Thursday's games

7 p.m. - (5) Iowa Central (20-11) at (1) Kirkwood (24-5)

7 p.m. - (3) Southwestern (24-7) at (2) Iowa Lakes (23-8)

Note: Championship game is at highest remaining seed at 3 p.m. The game will be at 7 p.m. if title game is at Kirkwood.

NIACC's 2017-18 season (14-16 overall)

NIACC 65, Fort Scott CC 60 (H)

NIACC 93, Bay College 87 (OT) (H)

NIACC 81, Milwaukee Area Tech 69 (N)

NIACC 91, Harper College 61 (N)

Iowa Western 115, NIACC 65 (H)

NIACC 90, Wartburg College JV 70 (A)

NIACC 82, Riverland CC 54 (H)

NIACC 96, Luther College JV 67 (A)

Southeastern 109, NIACC 58 (A)

NIACC 82, Northeast CC 60 (N)

NIACC 67, Central CC-Columbus 66 (N)

NIACC 95, St. Ambrose JV 58 (A)

Augustana College (Ill.) JV 101, NIACC 93 (OT) (A)

NIACC 74, AFLBS 39 (H)

DCTC 85, NIACC 65 (A)

Kirkwood 76, NIACC 63 (A)

Iowa Central 86, NIACC 54 (H)

Ellsworth 83, NIACC 76 (H)

NIACC 56, DMACC 55 (A)

NIACC 76, Luther College JV 66 (H)

Iowa Lakes 79, NIACC 72 (H)

Southwestern 82, NIACC 60 (A)

NIACC 88, Wartburg College JV 80 (H)

Kirkwood 78, NIACC 49 (H)

Iowa Central 87, NIACC 68 (A)

Ellsworth 69, NIACC 58 (A)

DMACC 65, NIACC 53 (H)

Iowa Lakes 103, NIACC 78 (A)

Southwestern 91, NIACC 42 (H)

NJCAA Region XI tournament

Iowa Lakes 81, NIACC 80

NIACC men's basketball team 2017-18

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    7-2

In December                                                    4-1

In January                                                        2-5

In February                                                       1-6

In March                                                           0-2

Plays at home                                                   6-7

Plays on road                                                    4-9

Plays on neutral court                                        4-0

Leads at halftime                                               13-1

Trails at halftime                                                1-15

Tied at halftime                                                  0-0

Plays in overtime                                                1-0

Scores less than 60 points                                  1-6

Scores between 60-69 points                              2-5

Scores between 70-79 points                             2-3

Scores between 80-89 points                             4-1

Scores between 90-99 points                             5-1

Scores 100 or more points                                 0-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  4-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             7-2

Allows between 70-79 points                             1-3

Allows between 80-89 points                             2-6

Allows between 90-99 points                             0-1

Allows 100 or more points                                 0-4

Game decided by 1-3 points                               2-1

Game decided by 4-6 points                               2-0

Game decided by 7-10 points                             2-3

Game decided by 11-14 points                           1-3

Game decided by 15+ points                             7-9

NIACC MEN'S SEASON SINGLE-GAME HIGHS

TEAM

Points - 95 vs. St. Ambrose JV (12-9-17)

3-point goals - 15 vs. St. Ambrose JV (12-9-17)

Rebounds - 68 vs. Riverland CC (11-21-17)

Assists - 27 vs. St. Ambrose JV (12-9-17)

Steals - 13, twice.

INDIVIDUAL

Points - 35, Nick Wurm vs. Augustana College (Ill.) JV (12-10-17)

3-point goals - 5, Nick Wurm vs. Northeast CC (12-1-17)

Rebounds - 18, Cam McPherson vs. AFLBS (12-16-17)

Assists - 8, Nick Wurm vs. St. Ambrose JV (12-9-17)

Steals - 5, Nick Wurm vs. Augustana College (Ill.) JV (12-10-17)

 

 

 

DMACC men stop NIACC, 65-53
February 25, 2018 DMACC men stop NIACC, 65-53
NIACC men play at Ellsworth
February 21, 2018 NIACC men play at Ellsworth
NIACC men clip DMACC, 56-55
January 27, 2018 NIACC men clip DMACC, 56-55
NIACC falls to DCTC, 85-65
January 10, 2018 NIACC falls to DCTC, 85-65
NIACC men cruise, 95-58
December 9, 2017 NIACC men cruise, 95-58
NIACC men fall to Southeastern
November 30, 2017 NIACC men fall to Southeastern
NIACC men move record to 5-1
November 20, 2017 NIACC men move record to 5-1